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The Lady of the Lake: The Depression Era Roots of Echo Park's Unofficial Patron Saint

The Lady of the Lake: The Depression Era Roots of Echo Park's Unofficial Patron Saint

She represents our country at its best and most unified, and looking out on the lawns filled with citizens of all nationalities and economic classes, it seems she couldn't have pic ...
A Los Angeles Primer: Echo Park

A Los Angeles Primer: Echo Park

Angelenos talk about Echo Park as a neighborhood which, over the past half-century, has suffered. But this century's elements of peace and prosperity, not least in the form of bout ...
A Conversation with Lincoln Heights Resident Peter Garcia

A Conversation with Lincoln Heights Resident Peter Garcia

When I moved to Lincoln Heights I looked at the walls and there was graffiti everywhere, and I thought "It's just like home, it shouldn't be so bad."
Future of Silver Lake Reservoir Could Be with the L.A. River

Future of Silver Lake Reservoir Could Be with the L.A. River

What will be the role of the reservoir after it is decommissioned in 2015? Environmentalists envision a multi-benefit project that would preserve it while also adding to the health ...
Beats And Rhymes: Rapsody

Beats And Rhymes: Rapsody

These dynamic artists and their efforts have inspired me to catalog the art, music and poetry of our city.
Exploring Dodger Stadium Without Baseball

Exploring Dodger Stadium Without Baseball

When presented with the opportunity to explore it without the distraction of baseball, I stepped up to the plate, as it were.
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